ALPHA DELTA PHI FRATERNITY / 60 South 6th St. Suite 2800 Minneapolis, MN 55402 / T 508.226.1832 / office@alphadeltaphi.org

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 185th ANNUAL CONVENTION 
 MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 10-13, 2017 

The 185th Convention & Leadership Conference of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Minnesota Chapter. The Convention will be held from Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, August 13, 2017. All delegates and attendees should plan to arrive Thursday morning/afternoon.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
 PRESIDENT'S WELCOME RECEPTION 

Where: Outdoor Courtyard at the Hotel

1500 Washington Ave. S Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

When: Thursday, August 10, 2017

 

Time: 6:30pm

Cost: FREE (spouses/dates/guest welcome and encouraged to attend).

 

Dress Code: Casual

TRAVEL INFORMATION

HOTEL

Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown

1500 Washington Ave. S

Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612.333.4646

Website

 

ROOM RATE

$155/night + 13.4% tax 

 

PARKING

Self-parking: $22/day

Valet: $22/day

 

AIRPORT INFORMATION

Minneapolis/St. Paul International (MSP)

Distance from Hotel: 9 miles 

Drive Time: 12 minutes 

Taxi Fare: $45.00

App-Based Rid-Share: $15.00-20.00

Light Rail Train: $2.50

Super Shuttle: $16.00

 

TRAIN INFORMATION

From MSP Airport

Blue Line to downtown, transfer to Green Line at US Bank Stadium. Take Green Line train to St. Paul, exit at UofM West Bank stop. Hotel is one block north from the West Bank stop.

 

Undergraduate Delegates ONLY

Each chapter shall designate ONE delegate and one alternate delegate who shall be student brothers of the accrediting chapter.

 

Alpha Delta Phi will cover travel expenses for ONE undergraduate only. 

Each official chapter delegate contact Edith at Elite Travel Services to arrange travel if traveling by air.

 

Email: Elitetrvl@aol.com

Phone: 215-836-7596

 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
 RECEPTION & DINNER 

Where: Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

333 E. River Pkwy. Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

When: Friday, August 11, 2017

 

Time: 6:00pm-9:30pm

Cost: $40 per person (spouses/dates/guest welcome and encouraged to attend)

 

Dress Code: Business Casual/Smart Casual

Buy FRIDAY ONLY tickets here: 

 GUEST SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS 

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

OmegaFi, an pioneer vendor in the fraternity and sorority world, was selected by Alpha Delta Phi to provide an innovative solution to revolutionize our internal operations. This workshop will focus on training our members on how to take full advantage of the new members database, chapter portal (Xaipe Connect) and other financial resources. 

FEATURED GUEST SPEAKER

Rich Jungman, Vice President at Holmes Murphy, leads an educational session that is designed to provide fraternal organizations with the skills, knowledge and resources to effectively develop and maintain a positive risk management program. Rich also focuses on responsible use of social media and other electronic positings. 

LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP

Caped Coaching works with college students and young adults who want to make a change in their communities, their organizations, or their own lives, but are afraid to take that leap. Founded by Chad Ellsworth, Caped Coaching partners with students to identify their interests, passions, and skills; name, claim, and aim their strengths; and push through their fears so they can change their world and create their career and leadership legacies.

 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017
 RECEPTION & BANQUET 

Where: McNamara Alumni Center 

200 Oak St. SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

When: Saturday, August 11, 2017

 

Time: 6:00pm - Reception; 7:30pm - Dinner

Cost: $80 per person (spouses/dates/guest welcome and encouraged to attend)

 

Dress Code: Black Tie (Optional)/Formal

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016

Buy SATURDAY ONLY tickets here: 

 GUEST SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS 

LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP

As an official partner of the It's On Us Campaign, Alpha Delta Phi has publicly stated their intention to be part of the solution to end sexual assault on college campuses. This year our guests from the University of Minnesota Title IX and Equal Opportunity Office will coach attendees through a short summary of the reporting process and as well as provide bystander intervention training

LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP

Mental health is becoming more prominent on college campuses than it has ever been before. Mental health counselors from Boyton Health Services will provide an interactive workshop that will discuss the different types warning signs and conditions that are common among students and young adults and how their peers can be aware to get them the proper help and support.

LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP

Undergraduate and alumni chapters often have lots of challenges, that's why as part of the convention agenda, we will offer multiple open forums to give attendees the opportunity to share best practices, ask questions, and network with other chapter leaders. Caucuses will be held on both mornings of the convention and will focus on budgeting, philanthropy events and much more.